Spain’s state prosecutor steps down after spat over Catalonia

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Torres-Dulce had fought for the independence of his role when the central government pressed him to bring a lawsuit against Catalan head Artur Mas for going ahead with a symbolic vote on secession from Spain after Madrid blocked a full-blown referendum in the courts.


Joan M. Tresserras: ‘The dominant narrative’

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Joan Manuel Tresserras

“In the aftermath of 9N, and with all positions inventoried, Catalan politics seems to be temporarily trapped in the moment and the space of tactics. For this reason we must raise our eyes and take in a wider field of view–both backwards and forwards.”